• A French striking and repeating carriage clock The fully engraved and gilded corniche case with repeat button to top Twin barrels movement striking and repeating the hours on a blued steel gong Original silvered platform escapement Fully overhauled and one year guarantee Price: £3,600
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  • Antique French Miniature Timepiece Carriage Clock with Original Travel Case Antique French Miniature Timepiece Carriage Clock with Original Travel Case
    French Miniature Timepiece Carriage Clock with Original Travel Case. This is a very attractive miniature carriage clock in a beautifully executed Anglais Riche case with rounded columns, ripple mouldings, square glazed viewing aperture and hinged Greek key handle to the top. Having the original travelling case is a great bonus, the original leather bound travel case was used to protect the clock while travelling.  The clock has a single going barrel movement with silvered cylinder escapement, a silvered mask to the white enamel Roman dial with outer Arabic minute track as well as blued steel hands. The movement is finely crafted, with precision gears and mechanisms that ensure accurate timekeeping. This clock was made during the peak of the carriage clock's popularity in France, and it reflects the meticulous craftsmanship and intricate design that characterised the era.
    Made in:
    France
    Materials:
    Gilt brass, glass and leather case
    Age:
    Circa 1880
    Condition:
    The case is bright and clean and with a rich colour to the gilding. There are the usual minor marks and light surface scratches but nothing of any consequence. The dial enamel is bright and clean as is the silvered mask. There are no damages to the dial. The movement is bright and clean. It has been fully cleaned and overhauled and is running well and keeping good time. This case is in good general condition but, as with most of these, there are the usual scuffs, marks, wear and tear that they can be subject to.
    Dimensions:
     Height: 3.5 inches (9cm) - handle down
     Width: 2.8 inches (5cm)
     Depth: 1.8 inches (4.8cm)
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  • Antique French enamel eight day striking and repeating carriage clock Antique French enamel eight day striking and repeating carriage clock
    A beautiful antique French brass and champlevé enamel-mounted eight day striking and repeating carriage clock, with a beautiful swan cast handle. The carriage clock has a stylish and unique Arabic dial with radial engine turned centre and exquisite blued steel hands. The clock was originally retailed by Sharman and Neill Ltd, Jewellers and Diamond Merchants based on Royal Avenue, Belfast. This inscription is on the dial. Fully overhauled and one year guarantee.
    Made in:
     France
    Materials:
     Gilt brass, enamel and glass
    Age:
     Circa 1910
    Condition:
    Excellent condition, minor tarnishing to the original dial. The movement has been fully overhauled.
    Dimensions:
     Height: 7 1/2 inches (19cm) - Handle Down
     Width: 4 inches (10cm)
     Depth: 3 1/2 inches (9cm)
     
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  • French Miniature Carriage Clock With Champleve Enamel Panels French Miniature Carriage Clock With Champleve Enamel Panels
    A stunning miniature eight day timepiece carriage clock with highly attractive and finely executed Champlevé enamel panels. The colour combination including rich yellow, greens and blues is quite unusual and seldom seen. The richly gilded miniature Corniche case has delicate floral Champlevé enamel panels of yellows, greens and cornflower blue, with a rectangular glazed viewing aperture and hinged carrying handle to the top. This beautiful clock has a Champlevé Arabic dial with fine spade gilt hands and a single going barrel movement with original silvered platform escapement. This is a magnificent example of the artistry and skill of French clockmaking during the late 19th century. Its small size, intricate design, and high-quality materials make it a prized possession for any clock collector or lover of fine art.
    Made in:
    France
    Materials:
    Gilt brass and enamel
    Age:
    Circa 1880
    Condition:
    The case has a good rich colour to the gilding and the panels are complete without damage. The dial is very attractive and compliments the panels. It is in excellent condition and without damage. The movement has been fully cleaned and overhauled. It is running well and keeping good time. Miniature carriage clocks are not the best timekeepers due to their miniature size. This example will keep within 5 minutes per week which is perfectly acceptable for a clock that is 140 yers old.
    Dimensions:
     Height: 3.5 inches (8.5cm) - handle down
     Width: 3 inches (8cm)
     Depth: 1.75 inches (4.5cm)
     
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